Regaining Your Gum Tissue. Soft-Tissue Regeneration with Geistlich Mucograft

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1 Regaining Your Gum Tissue Soft-Tissue Regeneration with Geistlich Mucograft

2 Why Is Healthy Gum Tissue So Important? Gum tissue can recede due to grinding of the teeth, thin insufficient gum tissue, as well as inadequate or overaggressive tooth brushing. The type of gum tissue in the oral cavity that normally surrounds a tooth or implant is known as keratinized tissue. This firm and pink tissue is bound tightly to the underlying bone and can withstand the effects of chewing and tooth brushing. The amount of keratinized tissue around your teeth, your dental implants, and/or in areas where you have lost your teeth may be inadequate or not present. Oral hygiene procedures on their own cannot regain recession of the gum tissue nor can they increase the amount of keratinized tissue. A soft-tissue grafting procedure is often done to replace the lost gum tissue or increase the amount of keratinized tissue in the affected areas. Typically, this requires cutting the tissue on the roof of your mouth and then transferring and placing it in the area where additional gum tissue or thickness is required. While this technique is effective, there are significant drawbacks including: Pain and bleeding at the surgical site where the tissue was taken Limited tissue available to treat all areas requiring treatment Unfavorable esthetics due to poor color and texture match

3 The Gentle Solution Regaining Your Gum Tissue What Is Geistlich Mucograft? Geistlich Mucograft is a 3D-matrix specifically designed for soft-tissue regeneration in the oral cavity. The matrix is made of porcine collagen which will be replaced by your own soft-tissue cells during the regeneration process. As an approved medical device, Geistlich Mucograft fulfills the highest standards for quality and safety. What Are the Benefits of Geistlich Mucograft? Less pain: Geistlich Mucograft avoids cutting and removing soft-tissue from the roof of your mouth which eliminates complications like pain or infection. 1 Easier recovery: Eliminating the need to remove soft-tissue from the roof of your mouth allows an easier recovery and faster return to your normal lifestyle. Less surgical chair time: With Geistlich Mucograft the surgical time is significantly reduced. 1 Excellent soft-tissue healing : Geistlich Mucograft naturally integrates into your own soft-tissue without any matrix related inflammation. 1,2 Cutting of soft-tissue from the roof of the mouth is avoided with Geistlich Mucograft. Geistlich Mucograft.

4 What Happens if Gum Tissue Recession Is Left Untreated? Several problems can occur if recession of the gum tissue is left untreated: The exposed root may become hypersensitive, causing pain when in contact with cold or hot substances. Bone and gum surrounding the tooth may recede further aggravating the existing problems. Progression of untreated recession of the gum tissue can compromise oral hygiene, which can lead to gum inflammation and potentially result in tooth root caries (cavities). Progressive loss of bone and gum might need to be corrected with lengthy and costly treatment. Problem Bone and gum tissue surrounding the tooth could recede further. > Impaired oral hygiene > Gum inflammation > Tooth root caries (cavities) Moderate gum recession. Possible situation without treatment. Possible consequences of non-treated gum tissue recession.

5 How Can Recession of the Gum Tissue be Treated? Solution Gingival recession can often be treated with a surgical procedure. Your dentist will advise you on the appropriate treatment for your situation. Surgical approach for treatment of gingival recession. Geistlich Mucograft is placed on the affected area. Suture of the defect. Outcome of a completely covered recession (results may vary). IMPORTANT: It is important to address the cause of the gingival recession prior to surgical treatment. Your dentist will advise you on the appropriate treatment measures for you.

6 What Happens When You Do Not Have Enough Keratinized Tissue? Several problems can occur if you do not have enough keratinized tissue: Too little keratinized tissue may induce inflammation of the gum tissue Due to pain and bleeding of the inflamed gum, it may be more difficult, or even impossible to maintain good oral hygiene Chronic inflammation may lead to bone and gum loss (e.g. recession of the gum tissue) Progressive loss of bone and gum may require lengthy and costly treatment Healthy SITUATION Problem Too little keratinized tissue can induce inflammation, pain, bleeding and loss of bone and gum. Natural keratinized tissue line. Healthy gums allow optimal oral hygiene for maintenance of bone and gum. Reduced keratinized tissue line. Non-healthy inflamed gum. Gingival recession: possible consequence of non-healthy gum.

7 How Can My Keratinized Tissue Be Increased? Solution Loss of keratinized tissue can often be successfully treated. Your dentist will advise you of the appropriate procedure for your situation. Initial situation showing loss of keratinized tissue. Surgical approach to regenerate keratinized tissue. Geistlich Mucograft in place. Restored keratinized tissue 6 months after surgery (individual results may vary). IMPORTANT: Any existing infection should be managed before any surgical treatment. Your dentist will advise you on the appropriate treatment for your situation.

8 Care Following Your Procedure: Treat swelling with damp-cold pads without adding pressure. In the case of pain your dentist will prescribe suitable medication. Avoid hot beverages, hot food and alcohol for 3 days after the procedure. For the first 4 weeks, no brushing or flossing at the gum line and no chewing of hard foods. 4 8 weeks after surgery, follow the oral hygiene instructions of your dentist (soft toothbrush) weeks after surgery, begin with normal careful brushing. Smoking and inadequate oral hygiene can significantly reduce the success of the therapy or even lead to therapy failure. Keep your follow-up appointments with your dentist even if healing is proceeding without problems. Geistlich Mucograft should be used with special caution in patients with: Uncontrolled metabolic diseases (diabetes, hyperparathyroidism, osteomalacia) Osteoporosis Severe renal dysfunction, severe liver disease Prolonged corticosteroid therapy Vascular impairment at the implant site Autoimmune disease Radiotherapy Heavy smoking Acute or chronic infection (e.g., osteomyelitis) Effect on pregnant or lactating women is not known. Success rates may vary depending on the type of procedure performed. CAUTION: Federal law restricts these devices to sale by or on the order of a dentist or physician. Indications: Geistlich Mucograft is indicated for the following uses: Covering of implants placed in immediate or delayed extraction sockets, localized gingival augmentation to increase keratinized tissue (KT) around teeth and implants, alveolar ridge reconstruction for prosthetic treatment, recession defects for root coverage. Warnings: As Geistlich Mucograft is a collagen product allergic reactions may not be totally excluded. Possible complications which may occur with any surgery include swelling at the surgical site, flap sloughing, bleeding dehiscence, hematoma, increased sensitivity and pain, bone loss, redness and local inflammation. Geistlich Pharma North America, Inc. 202 Carnegie Center Princeton, NJ Toll-free: For more information on contraindications, precautions, and directions for use, please refer to the Geistlich Mucograft Instructions for Use at: G

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